“Vampire death dealer, Selene fights to end the eternal war between the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her.”
Underworld: Blood Wars is the fifth film in the franchise and while it’s better than it’s predecessor, the film, while enjoyable, is not without faults. The story isn’t the element of the film that suffers. It’s a solid story, but the problem lies with the franchise. In Awakening, humans discovered that Vampires and werewolves were real. Yet in this film it’s almost like that never happened. Let’s rephrase, it’s like it didn’t happen at all. It’s hard to reconcile that with this film that does tie directly to it. Discovery is inevitable considering that Alexander Corvinus was the one who cleaned up all the messes and kept their existence secret, as established in Evolution, but the film seems to have moved past those elements and went back to the beginning, to forget about humans altogether and focus on what made the series so strong to begin with: the war between Lycans and Vampires. Continue reading “A Decent Evolution of Story | Review of ‘Underworld: Blood Wars’”
Samantha Martin is not your average neighbor, she’s an imp from Hel, enjoying a nice extended vacation as she pretends to be a human. She has a job, drinks beer, plays pranks on humans and hits on her hot neighbor. For Samantha, it’s the perfect vacation, so long as she continues to hide from the Angels who will execute her on site. But now she has been blackmailed by the local werewolf pack to hunt down someone who is killing them: an angel, her nightmare.